Smithfield Foods, Inc., an American food company and one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies, is partnering with National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization (NAITCO) to strengthen pre-kindergarten through 12th grade agricultural literacy and educate teachers and...
Source: Reuters Thailand's exports may be flat in the second quarter, rather than rise 5% as previously expected, due to the broader impact of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the national shippers' council said on Tuesday. Overall export orders could...
The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) announced Bryan Humphreys has been chosen as the organization’s new chief executive officer, effective Dec. 21, 2021, following the retirement of long-time leader Neil Dierks. Humphreys brings with him years of experience in...
Chinese startup CellX unveiled a selection of lab-grown pork dishes on Friday and said it was aiming to produce the more environmentally friendly meat at competitive prices for the world's top meat-eating nation by 2025. Investors were invited to taste...
Many Iowa State University clubs can help students increase their knowledge and expand their leadership skills. For those interested in animal agriculture, the Block and Bridle Club fits the bill nicely. As the largest on-campus organization, it offers opportunities...
Twenty-five college and university students returned to school this fall with $39,000 in scholarships to help support their interest in pork industry careers. The scholarships were provided by the Iowa Pork Foundation; the family of the late Jim Ledger,...
Following is a summary of current health news briefs. FDA classifies Philips ventilator recall due to low oxygen risk as most serious The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday classified the recent recall of some of Philips' ventilators as Class...
Farmscape for September 27, 2021 Feature Report Listen USDA/APHIS ASF Webinar 1:24:00 Listen ASF Action Week Webinar (Zoom) September 17 Listen A recently finalized a protocol will help ensure the cross-border movement of domestic swine between the U.S....
.................................................................. THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE In-person is the new buzzword What a difference a year makes! In 2020, so many of our teaching, learning and extension experiences were moved to online, virtual delivery. While we all adapted to how things needed to...
Bob Evans Farms Foods, Inc., a Xenia, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 7,560 pounds of Italian pork sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically thin blue rubber, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...
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